Today’s Trivia

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Welcome to Daily Trivia. There is a game to play here. The photo above relates to one of the items below. The first reader to correctly tell us in the comments what item the photo belongs to, and why, gets bragging rights. Sometimes they are obvious, other times the obvious answer is the decoy. Can you figure it out tonight?

After hurricane Katrina, many residents had to throw out their refrigerators due to the decomposing food becoming so toxic that it melted plastic, corroded metal, and ate through the rubber door lining. (Source)

 

The first guy to win “Who Wants to be Millionaire?” John Carpenter, used none of his lifelines until the final question, where he called his Dad and told him that he didn’t need any help on the final question and just wanted to let him know that he is about to win $1,000,000 (Source)

 

Kids bragging on social media, such as Instagram, are unwittingly providing incriminating evidence for prosecutors about their parents’ fraud schemes. Cybersecurity firms say they have been using social media evidence to nail fraud and assets in up to 75 percent of their cases. (Source)

 

The Chief Translator for the European Parliament can speak 32 different languages fluently (Source)

 

During WWI a British recruitment tool called the “Pals Battalion” allowed people from the same town to enter the military together. Though it increased enlistment rolls, it also devastated whole regions of the UK whenever a battalion experienced heavy casualties. By WWII the idea was abandoned. (Source)

 


 

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